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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 904918.015 - Alpine Waste & Recycling

Inspection Information - Office: Denver

Nr: 904918.015Report ID: 0830500Open Date: 05/03/2013

Alpine Waste & Recycling
645 W. 53rd Place
Denver, CO 80216
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 562111/Solid Waste Collection
Mailing: 7475 East 84th Avenue, Commerce City, CO 80022

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/27/2013
Close Case:03/25/2014

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $4,900 $0 $9,800 $0 $0 $14,700
Current Penalty $4,900 $0 $9,800 $0 $0 $14,700
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C06 I 09/30/2013 11/02/2013 $4,900 $4,900 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Repeat 19100147 C07 I 09/30/2013 11/02/2013 $9,800 $9,800 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 44524.015Event: 05/03/2013Employee Is Crushed By Hydraulic Compactor
At 1:15 p.m. on May 3, 2013, an employee drove his trash collection truck to an established transfer facility to unload approximately 20 cubic yards of trash. The employee appeared to have discovered a mechanical problem while preparing to empty his over-the-road trash collection truck at an established transfer station. The employee entered the rear hopper area, possibly to investigate what might be wrong. While doing so, the hydraulic unit actuated, crushing and killing the employee.
Keywords: struck by, crushed, garbage truck, lockout/tagout
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 904918.015 Fatality Other Garbage collectors

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